Microsoft will cut OneDrive and Skype access to standalone Office users

When Microsoft launched Office 365 in 2010, Microsoft officials said then that customers were asking to move to the cloud. Beginning in 2020, some Office customers will need to buy an Office 365 subscription to do so. In an update to Microsoft’s Office 365 system requirements released today, Microsoft said that consumers who have already […] Read more »

Intel will provide early access to fast Optane SSDs via the cloud

Intel isn’t yet shipping its Optane SSDs, but they soon will be available for testing in the cloud. This is good news for enterprise users, who are eagerly awaiting the new class of storage and memory shown to break SSD speed records. Optane is based on 3D Xpoint technology, which is 10 times faster than […] Read more »

Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

If you want to play with an ARM-based server, you can now apply to gain access to one online through the Linaro Developer Cloud. The cloud service was announced in March but has finally gone live. It’s mainly targeted at developers who want to evaluate ARM servers. The free service is one way to access ARM […] Read more »

Juniper’s new access switches add to its cloud-focused lineup

Juniper Networks’ Unite architecture is living up to its name, bringing more enterprise network gear into its system for simplified management and scaling. The latest additions to the lineup are entry-level and midrange access switches that also include other features for ease of use. Unite, introduced last year for the EX9200 core switches and other […] Read more »

Network World teams with IDC on new Cloud Access Security Broker study

Cloud Access Security Brokers are increasingly popular because they give enterprise IT shops a centralized way to control access to multiple cloud resources.  But are they worth it?  We want to find out. Network World is teaming with IDC to field a survey of companies that have implemented or have experience with CASBs and invite […] Read more »

Net Access Successfully Completes PCI DSS 3.0 and Service Organization Controls (SOC 1) Type 2 Assessments

Net Access Cedar Knolls, NJ (PRWEB) July 16, 2015 Net Access, a leading provider of hybrid colocation, cloud, connectivity and business continuity solutions, announced today that they have successfully completed comprehensive third-party assessments validating that their data centers meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 3.0 and […] Read more »